Creative Play for Early Years from Imaginary Leaps

RISK ASSESSMENT FOR THE TISSUE PLAY SESSION

DESCRIPTION OF EVENT –
Children are encouraged to play with tissue.

Scrunchy puppets are made using large lolly sticks, cellotape and stick-on eyes.

Hazard Potential Harm To Whom Control measures Likelihood Severity Risk Rating Further potential controls
Tissue is flammable fire risk all participants and staff tissue to be kept well away from electrical equipment and hot lamps 2 4 8 spray the tissue with flamproofing liquid
Slipping on tissue on hard floor bumps and bruises all participants and staff if running activity develops, floor must be cleared of loose tissue 2 2 4 consider taping down a non-slip mat
Putting small items in mouths choking children lactivity to be closely supervised by an adult 2 4 8 consider not using choking hazards
Bumping into each other Bumps and bruises children and adults Children to be supervised 2 2 4 Children wearing protective equipment


NO OTHER PERCEIVED HAZARDS


Signed Rachel Riggs
Imaginary Leaps
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